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East Islip, New York

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Reviewed pappardelle with corn

Aug 17, 2014 on

Wow! Full of fresh summer flavor! Homemade pappardelle (Basic Pasta from a**recipes site), fresh corn and grape tomatoes from the local farm stand, basil from the garden, Vermouth was my always-on-hand "white wine". Outstanding...will freeze some fresh summer corn for fall and winter versions of this tasty summer meal!

Reviewed Skillet Bacon Mac and Cheese

Sep 29, 2012 in Recipes on Cooking Channel

This is soooo good! I'm going to have to start freezing bacon (with the pork shortage that is anticipated next year!) so that we'll be able to enjoy this. I do sub cheeses on occasion based on what's on hand, but it's my go-to recipe now. Thanks, Kelsey!"

Reviewed Fresh Corn Salad

Sep 2, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

What a find! So easy and so tasty! Thumbs up all around at the cookout I took this to last night! I soaked the chopped onion in water for 10 minutes, then drained well before adding it to the dish to tone down the harsh bite and get rid of some of the sulfur compounds that trouble my tummy. Thank you, Ina, for a great new side dish utilizing our f"

Reviewed Top-of-the-line Margarita

Aug 4, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

This combination of ingredients simply doesn't work with our tastebuds like Rick's Topolo Margarita does."

Reviewed Corn and Poblano Lasagna

Jul 15, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Can we give it 10 stars?! I doubled nearly everything to bake it in a 9X13 pan and only had half&half on hand, but we LOVED it! I prepped it in the morning and brought it to room temp and then baked it at dinner time. Outstanding recipe, Marcela! Rated exceptional by all who ate it! You rock!"

Reviewed Confit D' Oignon - French Onion Marmalade

Feb 19, 2012 in on

Oh my! When a recipe catches your eye AND you have all the ingredients at hand AND it tastes great right out of the pot, I'd say it's a winner! Can't imagine how good it's going to taste several weeks from now, but my tastebuds are thrilled with how it turned out right now. :-) I used white vermouth for the white wine (which is my "white wine" of...

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